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Braised Turkey Legs

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  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turkey drumsticks 5 Pound (About 4 Pieces)
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 2 Large, chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced or pressed
  Regular strength chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon

In a rimmed plate or pie pan, combine flour, salt, oregano, and pepper.
Dredge drumsticks in flour mixture; set remaining flour mixture aside.
Heat oil in a wide frying pan over medium heat; add turkey and cook until browned on all sides.
Transfer to a 4 to 6-quart casserole or roasting pan.
Add onions and garlic to pan drippings and cook until onions are soft.
Stir in broth, wine, bay leaf, thyme, and rosemary, scraping browned particles free from pan.
Pour broth mixture over turkey, cover, and bake in a 350° oven for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until fork-tender.
Lift out turkey and arrange on a platter.
Measure reserved flour mixture and blend with an equal amount of cold water.
Stir into pan juices.
Cook, stirring, until gravy boils and thickens.
Spoon some of the gravy over turkey; pass remaining gravy at the table.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4604 Calories from Fat 2028

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 226 g347.7%

Saturated Fat 60 g299.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1428.6 mg476.2%

Sodium 4193.7 mg174.7%

Total Carbohydrates 128 g42.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.3%

Sugars 29.2 g

Protein 457 g914.3%

Vitamin A 7.9% Vitamin C 92.9%

Calcium 64.2% Iron 272.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Turkey Legs Recipe